• APS-C 328.6mm2
  • 10.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 1600
  • APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 16,000
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon EOS XS (Rebel XS, Canon 1000D)
  • Sony Alpha NEX-7
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Sony Alpha NEX-7 webpage
Predecessor:    
Successor: Canon T3
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General
Model Number: XS NEX-7
Alternate Model Number(s): EOS 1000D, EOS Kiss F  
Camera Format: SLR Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $699.99 $1349.99
Street Price: $439.79 $849.00
Date Available: 2008-08-15 2011-11-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 25.0 oz (710 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
19.8 oz (560 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 5.0 x 3.8 x 2.4 in.
(126 x 98 x 62 mm)
4.7 x 2.6 x 1.7 in.
(120 x 67 x 43 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon Sony
Effective Megapixels: 10.1 24.3
Sensor Format: APS-C APS-C
Sensor size: 328.56mm2 (22.20mm x 14.80mm) 366.6mm2 (23.50mm x 15.60mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 5.71 microns 3.92 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.6x 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed Fixed
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:   81
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):   24.1
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):   13.4
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):   1,016
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3888 x 2592 (10.1 MP, 3:2),
2816 x 1880 (5.3 MP, 3:2),
1936 x 1288 (2.5 MP, 3:2)
6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
6000 x 3376 (20.3 MP, 16:9),
4240 x 2832 (12.0 MP, 3:2),
4240 x 2400 (10.2 MP, Other),
3008 x 2000 (6.0 MP, 3:2),
3008 x 1688 (5.1 MP, 16:9),
12416 x 1856 (23.0 MP, Other),
8192 x 1856 (15.2 MP, Other),
2160 x 5536 (12.0 MP, Other),
2160 x 3872 (8.4 MP, Other),
7152 x 1080 (7.7 MP, Other),
4912 x 1080 (5.3 MP, Other),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9)
Image File Format: JPEG, 12-bit Raw JPEG (EXIF 2.3), MPO (3D), RAW (ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 2.9 10.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: No Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60p/28Mbps/PS or 60i/24Mbps/FX or 60i/17Mbps/FH or 24p/24Mbps/FX or 24p/17Mbps/FH)
1440x1080 (30p/12Mbps)
640x480 (30p/3Mbps)
Movie File Format:   AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio :Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: No Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Canon EF/EF-S Sony E
Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS Sony SEL1855 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 29 - 88mm 27 - 83mm
Focal Length (actual): 18 - 55mm 18 - 55mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x 3.06x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - 22 / f/ 5.6 - 38 f/3.5 - 22 (W), f/5.6 - 34 (T)
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range:   25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: n/a 49.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: No Yes
Digital Zoom Values: n/a Up to 10x Precision digital zoom
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: TTL-SIR, phase detection w/ 7 AF points Contrast Detect: 25-area, Center, Flexible Spot, Object Tracking, Face Detection
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; Fixed eye-level pentamirror (0.95%, 0.81x mag, 21mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter) EVF type; 1.3cm (0.5-inch) 2,359K-dot OLED, 100% coverage, 1.09x magnification (0.71x 35mm eq.), 23mm eyepoint, -4 to +1 diopter
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a 2,359,000 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.51x 0.73x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.81x 1.09x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.5 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x 16.7x
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 1600 16000
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: ISO 100 - 800 (basic zone), ISO 100 - 1600 (creative zone, 1 stop increments) Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 16000.
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, daylight, shade, cloudy, tungsten, white fluorescent light, flash, custom Auto WB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent (Warm white/Cool white/Day white/Daylight), Flash, C. Temp 2500 to 9900K, C Filter G7 to M7 (15-step), Custom, AWB micro adjustment
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 35-zone TTL evaluative, partial, or center-weighted average 1200-zone Evaluative, Center-weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait, Flash Off, Program Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night View, Hand-held Twilight, Auto HDR, Sweep Panorama (2D/3D)
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds 2 , 10, 10 (3 or 5 frames) seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: E-TTL II auto flash Auto, Off, Fill-flash, Rear sync, Slow sync, Red-eye reduction: On/Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 13.0 m / 42.7 ft. 6.0 m / 19.7 ft.
Flash Range Description: Lens dependent GN=6(m) at ISO 100; Range is lens aperture dependent
Max Flash Sync: 1/200 1/160
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe Hot shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   No UHS support
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: 12-bit Raw RAW (ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format:   AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio :Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No No
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No Yes
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional Wired (RS-60E3) Optional Wireless
Connections (extended): Wired remote socket Type-C HDMI Mini Connector (BRAVIA Sync, PhotoTV HD), 3.5mm Stereo Mic Jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.42 0.59
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.69 0.65
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): 5 5
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):   0.69
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 2.9 10.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 7 18
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   10.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   13
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   10.0
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):   11
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.16 seconds 0.22 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.104 seconds 0.073 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.17 seconds 0.40 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.087 seconds 0.022 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes): Live View Pre-focused: 0.164 Full AF lag: Wide-area AF = 0.225s
Startup Time: 0.3 seconds 1.2 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.0 seconds 1.2 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 3.3 seconds 1.8 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):   430 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 500 shots 350 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LP-E5 Proprietary NP-FW50
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LP-E5 Lithium Ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No
Software
Included Software: ZoomBrowser EX / ImageBrowser, PhotoStitch, EOS Utility, Picture Style Editor, Digital Photo Professional, PTP TWAIN Driver (Windows 2000) Software CD-ROM (includes Picture Motion Browser, Image Data Converter 4)
OS Compatibility: Windows 2000 / XP / Vista, OS X v10.3-10.5 Windows XP SP3/Vista SP2/7, Mac OS X (v.10.5 +); PMB is Windows only
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 3", 921K-dot, Tilting LCD, XGA OLED TruFinder EVF, 1080p60 AVCHD 2.0 Videos, 10fps Full-res Burst Mode, Sweep Panorama, Hand-held Twilight, Anti-Motion Blur, Auto HDR, DRO, Level Gauge, SD/MS Duo Media Support, Built-in Flash, Flash Hot-shoe.